we filter

the fearful

unwelcome air,

as we live

and breathe

disguised –

we conceal the smile

that is no longer there,

the corners of our mouths

a downturned reflection

of a memory,

hiding the sadness

that lingers

and drags

the downcast


until buried,

we forget

13 responses to “Masked”

  1. Stacy Boatman Avatar
    Stacy Boatman

    Beautifully said


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